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CES 2013, LG's new smart TVs

LG Electronics has unveiled the latest jewels in the Home Entertainment sector at the Consumer Electronics Show 2013 in Las Vegas, fielding a series of interesting innovations in the Smart TV sector. Spearhead and the new 55-inch OLED TV, which inaugurates a new era in the quality of image and design. LG is the first company to announce the availability of OLED TVs on the Korean market since the first week of February and is preparing to play a leading role in a market where it is expected to reach 7.2 million units by 2016 (according to data reported by DisplaySearch).

The 55-inch OLED TV It is based on WRGB – 4-Color Pixel technology which combines red, green and blue colors with a white sub-pixel to perfect the color rendering, making it more vivid and realistic according to the manufacturer. In addition, this technology is accompanied by Color Refiner which, by increasing the range of shades, returns more lively and natural images. The quality of vision is improved thanks to the infinite contrast ratio, able to maintain optimal contrast levels regardless of the brightness of the environment or the viewing angle. The OLED panel's ability to shine with its own light also ensures optimal color fidelity.

After last year's CES debut, LG EM9700 from 55 it has received acclaim and awards: nominated Best Show at CES 2012, it has won the European Display Achievement Award conferred by the European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) and the Silver International Design Excellence Award (IDEA). In the area dedicated to OLED TVs, the brand new stands out thanks to its extraordinary design LG EA8800 from 55, previewed at CES 2013 and winner of the CES Innovation Award 2013 in the Video Display category. OLED TV will be available on the Italian market by April 2013.

As for CINEMA3D and SmartTV, the company presented new models equipped with Smart Control for intelligent content control with the Smart Home interface and the renewed Magic Remote device. The My Interest Card option with the interface allows you to customize the screen, for example with information on the weather or the most interesting news. The Magic Remote keeps the basic characteristics of the previous version, but it has improvements in the control of the contents and of the navigation menu for an even simpler interaction.

LG also presented Voice Mate, advanced version of the voice-controlled technology capable of recognizing the natural flow of language: a new voice search option that simultaneously filters the search results from the entire Smart TV platform.

Flexibility in content management is summarized by the function SmartShare, which allows the mirroring or transfer of files, photos, music and videos from smartphones and tablets or to enjoy other content through different connection modes, including WiDi, NFC and Miracast. The TV in the living room then becomes the docking TV, the hub of multimedia content.

The new models 3D CINEMA they are characterized by the CINEMA SCREEN design; The elegant and functional Magic Stand allows an optimal vision thanks to the functions swivel is roller. The definition and quality of the images are guaranteed by the improved version of CPU and GPU. The 3D vision is ensured by the FPR (Film-type Patterned Retarder) filter applied on the panels and by polarized and light glasses without electronic components. The company was awarded the CES Innovation Award 2013 in the Video and Display category for LA9600 and LA6600 TVs. The new range of CINEMA 3D Smart TVs will be available in Italy from the second quarter of 2013.

Following the launch of the first 84 Ultra HD TV in about 40 markets, including the Italian one, LG confirms its leadership in the sector with the new models Ultra HD 55 is 65. All three versions feature the Triple XD Engine, an advanced image processing technology that returns a vivid vision of the same, thanks to the 8 million pixels per frame and the 3840 × 2160 resolution, four times that of Full HD TV panels . In addition, the Resolution Upscaler Plus system transforms low-quality images by increasing their detail. On the audio side, the 2.2 Sound System, which the new models are equipped with, boasts two 10W speakers and two 15W woofers.

As for Google TV 3.0, LG offers GA7900 is GA6400, both with an innovative content search method. In this regard the new Magic Remote QWERTY able to combine the advantages of a full keyboard with those of the previous model. The system, based on the recognition of the natural language typical of conversations, is combined with Google's search functions, allowing to improve the effectiveness of the PrimeTime quick guide and providing a navigation capacity between more than 100.00 films and TV series. LG's Google TV 3.0 displays a more modern and elegant look, while the new Smart Home interface guarantees convenient access to content such as VoD, YouTube and other applications. At the moment, the introduction of Google TV on the Italian market is not foreseen.